15 best things to do in Kyoto, Japan

15 best things to do in Kyoto, Japan

Even though I was in Kyoto for two nights and three days only, with the help of my tour guide I was able to see some of the most popular tourist attractions there including some of the best UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Here is my list of the top 15 things to do in Kyoto. 

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6 most important shrines & temples to visit in Kyoto, Japan

6 most important shrines & temples to visit in Kyoto, Japan

I was in Kyoto only for two nights and three days in the summer and even though I had very limited time, I was able to visit all the important shrines and temples that are a must-see in Kyoto. Since I was traveling solo, I had hired a tour guide to take...

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Ryoan-ji, Zen Temple, Kyoto, Japan. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Ryoan-ji, Zen Temple, Kyoto, Japan. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Ryoan-ji is a Zen temple located in the northwest part of Kyoto, Japan. Originally a country house, it was converted into a Zen training temple in 1450. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The temple comprises of the main temple, the Kyoyochi Pond, the Rock Garden...

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